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Cranston Edward Jones Edit Profile

magazine editor , writer

Cranston Edward Jones, American magazine editor, writer. Recipient award for excellence in architectural journalism American International Assurance, 1956, 58, 59, 60. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945. Member Municipal Art Society, The New York History Society, Rhode Island History Society, Society Mayflower Descendants, Society Architectural Historians.

Background

Jones, Cranston Edward was born on March 12, 1918 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Edward Thomas and Katharine Phoebe (Lamson) Jones.

Education

Graduate, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, 1936. Bachelor of Science, Harvard, 1940.

Career

Correspondent for, Time-Life magazine, San Francisco, London and Paris, 1946-1952; bureau chief, Time-Life magazine, Rio de Janeiro, 1952-1955; member of staff, Time magazine, 1955-1969; senior editor, Time magazine, 1961-1969; editor-in-chief, Travel & Camera, 1969-1970; editor-in-chief, Travel & Leisure, 1970-1971; executive vice president, United States Camera Public Corporation, 1969-1971; executive director, Atlas Magazine, 1971-1973; editor, Atlas Magazine, 1973; senior editor, People magazine, 1974-1988; contributing editor, Constitution magazine, 1988-1991.

Works

Membership

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945. Member Municipal Art Society, The New York History Society, Rhode Island History Society, Society Mayflower Descendants, Society Architectural Historians. Clubs: Century, Edgartown Yacht.

Connections

Married Jean Campbell, December 24, 1949. Children: Abigail Ainsworth, Baird Campbell.

father:
Edward Thomas Jones

mother:
Katharine Phoebe (Lamson) Jones

spouse:
Jean Campbell

child:
Baird Campbell Jones

child:
Abigail Ainsworth Jones